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Salazar, Tipton camps tussle over ‘Let’s roll’ comment

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., wants an explanation from his Republican challenger about invoking the rallying cry aboard United Flight 93 to begin the Club 20 debate on Saturday. Salazar, however, will be unable to confront Scott Tipton ...

Officials exhaust steps for getting back taxes

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Mesa County on Monday canceled more than $27,000 in unpaid personal property taxes owed by now-defunct local businesses. State law allows counties to forgo those taxes determined to be uncollectable after they are deemed delinquent. The taxes ...

Police: Infant’s death suspicious

By Paul Shockley

Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said the death of a 14-month-old girl Saturday is considered suspicious. The girl, Hailey L. Rocha, was pronounced dead at the emergency room of Montrose Memorial Hospital on Saturday night. Cause and manner of ...

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Crash sends truck into the Colorado; two men injured

By Melinda Mawdsley

Two men were injured and one vehicle ended up in the Colorado River after a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning on Interstate 70. Just after 8 a.m., Lynn Rich, 45, from White Rock, Utah, was driving a Chevrolet Silverado truck east between ...

Bus pullouts expected to ease traffic congestion

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Mesa County and the city of Grand Junction this week will begin construction on a series of bus pullouts along North Avenue, a project that should improve pedestrian and motorist safety and alleviate traffic delays. Two pullouts will be built ...

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Splish splash, they were having a blast

By Melinda Mawdsley

If Soda Pop could imagine her perfect morning, it might look something like Sunday. Warmed by the sun and cooled by 84-degree water, Soda Pop repeatedly leaped into Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool to retrieve a tennis ball, before dog-owner Dave ...

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Post time again in Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A large group of quarter horses, decked out in colorful saddles and masks, mounted with small jockeys dressed in deep blues, reds and yellows, formed a parade line in front of the large grandstand. Auctioneers called out with ...

Buck, Bennet duke it out

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The two candidates for the U.S. Senate from Colorado sparred sometimes good-naturedly, sometimes with knuckles bared Saturday during their Club 20 debate. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat appointed last year to the Senate by Gov. Bill Ritter, ...

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Gloves come off early in debate between U.S. House candidates

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The rematch between incumbent U.S. Rep John Salazar, D-Colo., and Republican businessman Scott Tipton turned scrappy and ill-tempered early on in their first debate Saturday night. “John Salazar, it’s time to come home,” ...

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Pilot, 82, smooth as silk at controls after decades out of cockpit

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Robert Smuts doesn’t have any regrets about the 82 years he has lived so far, but there are a few things he’d like to give one more try before he’s through. “I just wanted to see if I could fly again,” Smuts ...

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